Avery Brewing Company

Avery Brewing CompanyAvery Brewing Company
BA SCORE
77.7%
Liked Their Beers
3.93 w/ 38,337 ratings
Avery Brewing CompanyAvery Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

4910 Nautilus Ct N
Boulder, Colorado, 80301
United States

(303) 440-4324 | map
averybrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
108
Reviews:
12,478
Ratings:
38,337
Liked:
29,794
Average:
3.93/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
96%
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
379
Liked:
364
Avg:
4.46/5
pDev:
9.64%
 
 
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Ratings: 379 |  Reviews: 89
Reviews by nickhiller:
Photo of nickhiller
2.13/5  rDev -52.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2 | service: 1 | selection: 3

Visited Avery on a recent trip to Colorado. Went on the tour and sampled about seven beers. It was a Saturday, so I want to preface what I am about to say by saying that I understand that the place was busy because it was the weekend, BUT I must say, I have been to many breweries and many bars in my life and I have never in all my life had service as appallingly horrific as I did at their taproom.

Absolutely godawful, shameful even. There were two servers for the entire place, one full time bartender, one table server. The bartender, an unfriendly Scot (or Irishman?), kept me waiting for literally 20 minutes (I timed it out of curiosity) each and every time I walked up to the bar to order another beer. And the guy moved like molasses.

He gave preferential treatment to orders from the tables, which meant that he basically had his back to the everyone at the bar the entire time, ignoring us sad sacks who had come, cash in hand, to sample their only product--what fools! When he did, at long last, bark at you for your order, he did it in a curt, aggressive, almost demeaning way that suggested you were not worth his time and were lucky for the lack of service.

I always thought that the brewery visit/tour was the ultimate in PR for these breweries, large and small, the physical embodiment of who they are and what they stand for, but now I understand it works the other way too. Far from indoctrinated, I left this visit with a bad taste in my mouth for all things Avery, and it wasn't just the mediocre beer.

A little piece of advice fellas: hire some more waitstaff, even if it's just on the weekends. Your customers (you know, the ones who pay the bills?) will thank you.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tdschoenthaler
4.53/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Avery, if you can make it, is an amazing brewery with a fantastic layout. The selection is superb, and the New American style food if you are hungry, hits the spot. There are three main locations to drink in, but if you can, come on a not so busy night and sit at the main bar when you walk in. The other 2 rooms (lower room and smaller wet bar through the "factory tour") are fine, but the real Avery experience is in the main room. While the location can be out of the way at times, especially if you are not from Boulder, Avery is well worth it.

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Photo of Beerhemoth
4.45/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.53/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

OK, I'm an easy grader, but Avery is definitely a great pub to visit, the beer is great (although not all of their beers are equally great, some are fantastic), we had a great meal there and loved their apricot and ginger sours. The beer we liked the least was Maharaja, which used to be one of the highest rates IPAs!

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Photo of Gkruszewski
4.31/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Azpittil57
4.18/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of crobinso
4.51/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

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4.44/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Junichi
3.74/5  rDev -16.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of South2NW
4.43/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Cearo
4.44/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

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4.52/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JaminStov
5/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.25/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of JBDE16
4.63/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of locoformavs
4.59/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of Sneakybeat
4.84/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Ristaccia
4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of johunnic
4.3/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Ryno3031
4.84/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

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5/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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4.51/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of cjgiant
4.53/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.18/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, CO
Brewery rating: 77.7% out of 100 with 38,337 ratings
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